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Originally Posted by quickinfi View Post

Hm... testing on another rig would be a possibility but I need a few days for that because I don't have another rig in my house :/
But I have an additional 400W PSU which I bought accidentally (same brand, same model). Is there a possibility to use it only for the GPU and run the rest of the system over the normal PSU?

Yes you can do this. You just need an adapter. Some even use a paper clip on the PSU but I'm not sure of which pins.

Edit: assuming the PSU can handle the load of course.
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a 290X at 1300. something I can only dream of.
see, devilhead's VDDC? that is a good working PSU. I would not use any lower than 500W and 80plus cert for a 290. 2cents.gif

I think the minimum AMP required is about 41A. do not use that 400W.

Hm... okay.
I forgot to answer your previous question:
My PSU is a be quiet! Pure Power L8-600W. I thought it would be a good PSU :/
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Arizonian please add me to the club
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Will my 1300g2 support my 290x tongue.gif

mining rig gone bad haha

I have a 1300g2 supporting 3 x 290's
    
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Pretty happy with my results on water. 1250 / 5000, could bench higher but starts to artifact badly above 1260. Temps < 45c load smile.gif

My daily clocks are 1120 / 4000 on stock volts.

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Did anyone compare FX 8350 vs i7 gaming performance with R9 290X ??
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hey all....I've read though the forum that 1-2 people have flashed their 290 bios to tri-x and recommend it...Does anyone know if it is indeed better? Also if you have Epida or Hynix memory, do you need an Epida or Hynix specific bios or does it detect automatically and change timings etc according. THANKS! smile.gif
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Sgt Bilko, if it's not too much trouble for you, can I ask what temperatures you get on your CF XFX 290s? Core and VRMs and what fan speed/RPM you need to keep temperatures in check. I'm thinking about selling my reference card and getting the XFX DD because it looks nice and apparently cools well.
    
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Sgt Bilko, if it's not too much trouble for you, can I ask what temperatures you get on your CF XFX 290s? Core and VRMs and what fan speed/RPM you need to keep temperatures in check. I'm thinking about selling my reference card and getting the XFX DD because it looks nice and apparently cools well.

It is quite a beauty! If i wasnt doing water I would be all over that card!
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It is quite a beauty! If i wasnt doing water I would be all over that card!

Yeah it does look really nice and I'd be able to see the glowing XFX logo clearly through the window of my FT02, which makes it even more tempting.
    
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